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Instant Chemistry: 25 Flirty Questions to Ask a Girl You Like

<b>Trying to build up sεxu∂l tension with your crush? We’ve all been there. Try these flirty questions to ask a girl you like, and see the difference.</b><p>If …

17 Texts That Totally Prove Moms Are The Funniest Humans Alive

Dear Moms, never stop texting us.

20 Points Of Marriage Advice From This Divorced Man Is A Must-Read

Marriage is a lot of work, but unfortunately, that’s a lesson many of us don’t fully grasp until it’s too late.<p>In late July, newly divorced …

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

9 Ways to Be There for a Friend, Without Giving Advice

Some years after my decision to divorce, I thanked my parents for not pressuring me one way or the other on the “stay-or-go” issue. Making that hard …

This map shows the most popular purchase in every US state

If someone asked you to name the most popular purchases in the US, you'd probably correctly guess a few of them off the top of your head. But many of the best sellers would likely take you by surprise.<p>This past holiday season, Earny analyzed over 100 million purchases made by its users between …

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11 maps that will make you look at the US in an entirely different light

The United States is a dominant force on the global stage, but it doesn't excel at everything.<p>Just look at the list of countries that offer paid vacation to its workers, for example — the US is one of the only countries in the world that doesn't guarantee them any.<p>As it turns out, the US leads the …

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8 Crucial Questions to Ask on a First Date

Crucial Questions to Ask on a First Date<p>First dates are a chance to not-so-subtly grill the person across the table from you while consuming a cocktail, all under the guise of "flirting." Whether you're trying to gather intel or just want some general conversation starters, look no further.

27 Women Share What They Wish Their Fathers Had Known About Raising Daughters

In recent months, the phrase “As a father of daughters” has become symptomatic of performative allyship — the argument being that it shouldn’t <i>require</i> …

8 Questions to Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?”

We’ve all been in the awkward situation of meeting someone new and having to build rapport quickly — at networking events, industry conferences, charity events, dinner parties, and other social-professional situations. If you’re like many people — especially most Americans — you break the awkward …

What Dating Style You Prefer, According To Your Myers-Briggs Type

Sometimes, dating can feel like a literal dumpster fire. If you're consistently going out with people you find you're not compatible with, learning …

10 things men should do to make women feel comfortable on dates

Spoiler: it's pretty simple.<p>It's unfortunately a sad truth that some straight men just don't know how to make women feel comfortable on dates. I mean, it's not rocket science. 'Be respectful' and 'listen to them' is pretty basic, but for those who can't seem to grasp that very simple concept: 10 …

Is Flirting a Form of Cheating?

I am an incurable flirt. It is a big part of my personality, and it is something that often happens without me being conscious of it.<p>For the most …

UPS Drivers Never Turn Left, and Neither Should You

Vehicle routing problems were developed in 1959 as a way to organize moving objects. Basically these types of problems take into account of variety …

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …

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This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

7 Signs Your Energy Is Closed Off To Love, According To A Psychic

Finding love requires more than just the actions of going on dates or setting up an online dating profile. It also requires opening yourself up to …

5 Real-Life Love Stories

Abigail and Dwayne Shoppa (pictured here)<p>Austin, Texas<br>Ages 29 and 33<br>Married nine months<p><b>Abigail:</b> I never met men through my job (I’m a real estate …

The Psychology of Expectations

Perhaps you have heard the saying: "Expectations are premeditated resentments." I believe this slogan, which apparently originated in 12-step …

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14 Most Adorable Things To Do In A Relationship, According To People In Love

There are lots of important aspects to making a relationship work. Communication is vital. Shared values and interests are pivotal. And don't forget …

'It gives me those flutters': stars pick their favourite love songs

With Valentine’s Day nearly here, pop’s smoochiest – including Ronan Keating, Martha Reeves, Boyz II Men and more – consider what makes a great ballad<p><b>Into My Arms</b> by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

The 10 Best Card Games For Adults

Gone are the days of family-friendly rounds of UNO, where your only backlash against a skip card was playing a wild plus four <i>and</i> changing the color …

5 Supermarkets Share the Secret Store Policies You Should Be Taking Advantage Of

Almost every week, you can find me zipping through the aisles of my local Trader Joe's as I look for the healthiest food to pile into my cart.<p>Given …

How To Write An Acceptable Online Dating Bio

It’s dating season. No really, it is. According to Match.com, online dating sites are at their busiest between 26 December and 14 February. So, if …

The science behind why we cry—and whether it actually makes us feel better

A toddler sobbing in the airplane row behind you is irritating, yes—but, even through gritted teeth, it’s hard not to feel a little envious of their …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

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It hurts when someone you're dating doesn't text you back — but you might be upsetting yourself more than they are

With so much choice over how you can contact someone — texts, WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook messenger, Twitter DM, Snapchat — it can be pretty alarming when someone doesn't respond to you. They can like Instagram photos and Facebook posts, but they apparently can't conjure up the energy to message …

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The Purpose Of Friendship: The Only 4 Types Of Friends You Need In Life

Even though we all feel uncomfortable to talk about the purpose of friendship, there are concrete purposes for having friends.

15 Signs That You Have A Great Girlfriend

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …